10 university tweeters who aren’t human

Yes, you read that correctly. It’s amazing what you find on Twitter these days…

October 6, 2014

The vast majority of tweets are sent by humans. However, lurking in the corridors, libraries and grounds of the UK’s universities are a number of animals, buildings and even ghosts that have signed up to the micro-blogging social network to keep their followers informed. Here are some of the more unusual university Twitter accounts.

1. The glass jar of moles (@GlassJarOfMoles)

According to their Twitter profile, the moles “proudly reside” in a jar at the Grant Museum of Zoology, University College London.

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Reader's comments (1)

Aberystwyth University's @icybear79 (https://twitter.com/icybear79) is always exciting to follow as he tags along with his "pet scientists" to the most remote (and frozen) parts of the world. Can also occasionally be found hiding in freezers.

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